If you look hard enough, great stories can be found all around. I was lucky enough to learn of the story of Emmanuel Drain this week on Twitter, and it hit close to home.

Drain, who is a freshman football player and track athlete at Dakota State in Madison, has a remarkable story.

As just a four year old, he lost an eye as part of a recovery from childhood cancer. With the help of St. Jude Children's research hospital, Drain made a full recovery and is now excelling as a college athlete.

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After attending high school in the Houston area, Drain joined the Dakota State Trojan football program in Madison, where he recently completed his first season.

I had the opportunity to host Drain for an interview on today's edition of Overtime with Bert RemienHere is the entirety of my chat with the inspirational and impactful young man:

I came across Drain's story on Twitter in a video with Rich Eisen, check it out:

You can learn more about St. Jude's mission on its website, or donate to Rich Eisen's "Run Rich Run" campaign here.

Sources: Rich Eisen Twitter

Do You Remember These 10 Crazy Snowstorms In South Dakota?

Here's some news that some South Dakotans prefer not to hear this time of year. Winter is coming. In denial? The dropping temperatures and early snowstorms out west by Deadwood speak for themselves.

Slowly but surely, people of the Sioux Empire are bracing for colder weather and snow-covered roads. Even though snow will soon be gracing the Sioux Empire with its presence, some snow showers will not compare to these ten dreadful snowstorms that hit South Dakota.

Only In Your State highlights these ten snowstorms in South Dakota as a reminder for people to always be aware of the roads during the winter. These South Dakotan winters can be harsh, which is why it is always a good idea to plan ahead and prepare for the worst.

Do you remember any major snowstorms that hit South Dakota?


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